Let Your Voice Be Heard Webinar Series

CABE Advocacy 2021 Legislative Session

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Join these webinars to be informed and prepared as an education advocate.

Governor’s 2021-23 Budget
February 11, 2021
11:00 am – 12:15 pm

We expect we may have news you will need to hear and react to on Governor Lamont’s budget address to the legislature on February 10th. Please join us as we give you the facts and get your comments on how the state budget will impact your students.

Presenters:

Patrice A. McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Senior Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

There is no registration fee for this webinar.

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CABE Virtual Day on the Hill
March 17, 2021
8:30-11:00 am

We will highlight some of the bills pending in committee to prepare you to ask questions of the leadership of the Connecticut General Assembly. Learn how pending legislation can impact your school district and what potential mandates are being considered.

Presenters:

Patrice A. McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Senior Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

There is no registration fee for this webinar.

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Education Committee Bills
April 6, 2021
11:00 am 12:15 pm

The Education Committee must complete its work on bills originating in Committee by their JF deadline*. Join us to find out which bills will move on and which ones have died in Committee. (But are they ever really dead?) Learn how bills have been amended and where they are headed to next and more, many more, acronyms!

Presenters:

Patrice A. McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Senior Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

There is no registration fee for this webinar.

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Appropriations Committee Budget
April 26, 2021
11:00 am – 12:15 pm

The Appropriations Committee must vote out a budget by their JF deadline*. Find out how local education faired in the process. Learn how your input can influence the next steps in crafting Connecticut’s biannual budget.

Presenters:

Patrice A. McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Senior Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

There is no registration fee for this webinar.

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Legislative Wrap Up: What Happened and What Are the Implications for Your School District?
June 14, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Plan to attend this CABE briefing on new laws, regulations, administrative activities, and court decisions that will require action by your local or regional school district.

To be discussed:

    • Education Funding
    • Education Pandemic legislation
    • Minority teacher recruitment and retention
    • Mandates
    • Task Forces

Presenters:

Patrice A. McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Senior Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

Board Member Academy credits - 1
CBEM: School Law, Labor Relations
MBEM: School Law, Labor Relations
CABE Express – No registration fee; CABE Member $25; Non-member $60  

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* JF Deadline
- The date by which each committee must report out bills or resolutions for further consideration by other committees or the full General Assembly. The committee deadlines are listed in the Joint Rules and all reports must be submitted to the Legislative Commissioners' Office by 5:00 p.m. on the dates listed.

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